Iron Ore Mining

  • Naxals set fire on NMDC conveyor belt, mining operations stalled 18-09-2013 12:06 PM

    Naxals allegedly set on fire a conveyor belt of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in the wee hours of Wednesday, police said. A large number of ultras stormed the NMDC's Bacheli iron ore mines at around 2.30 AM and set on fire its over 80 metres...
  • Supreme Court to hear plea seeking lifting ban on iron ore mining in Goa 18-09-2013 08:27 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday continue to hear a plea seeking lifting the ban on iron ore mining in Goa. Mining in Goa has been banned since October 2012 after a report by the Justice MB Shah Commission revealed rampant illegal mining. The commission had found "serious...
  • SC to hear plea seeking lifting ban on iron ore mining in Goa 17-09-2013 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea seeking lifting the ban on iron ore mining in Goa. Mining in Goa has been banned since October 2012 after a report by the Justice MB Shah Commission revealed rampant illegal mining. The commission had found "serious illegalities and...
  • SAIL scouts for new iron ore mines in MP,Chhattisgarh,Odisha 08-09-2013 12:48 PM

    State-owned SAIL is scouting for new iron ore mines in several states, including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Karnataka, as it is gearing up to increase its steel making capacity by up to 50 per cent to 21 million tonnes by this fiscal. "For ensuring regular supplies of iron ore,...
  • Commerce Minister Anand Sharma blames judiciary for India's economic crisis 29-08-2013 07:14 PM

    New Delhi: Commerce Minister Anand Sharma on Thursday tried to shift the blame for the economic crisis onto the Indian judiciary saying that certain judgements made by the latter has often contributed to the loss to the exchequer. In an exclusive interview to IBN18 Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Anand Sharma also...
  • SC gives green signal to POSCO for iron ore mining in Odisha 10-05-2013 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave a green signal to POSCO to continue with iron ore mining in Odisha. The court quashed Odisha High Court's order, which had set aside the state government's petition to allot iron ore licence to POSCO in the Kandahar hills. The state government...
  • Rail iron ore scam worth Rs 660 crore exposed 30-09-2011 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Mining scam net widened as the Indian Railways slapped a Rs 660 crore notice on a company for transporting iron ore meant for export on domestic freight charges. The Railways have accused the Rs 3000 crore Rashmi group of fraudulently exporting lakhs of tonnes of iron ore...